ACT Legislative Assembly


Standing Committee on Public Account

Independent Performance Audit

Mrs Vicki Dunne MLA (Chair)

Mr Michael Pettersson MLA (Deputy Chair)

Ms Bec Cody MLA

Mr Alistair Coe MLA

Secretary: Mr Andrew Snedden

Phone: (02) 620 50199

Email: andrew.snedden@parliament.act.gov.au

A Standing Committee on Public Accounts to:

(i) examine:

(A) the accounts of the receipts and expenditure of the Australian Capital Territory and its authorities; and
(B) all reports of the Auditor-General which have been presented to the Assembly;

(ii) report to the Assembly any items or matters in those accounts, statements and reports, or any circumstances connected with them, to which the Committee is of the opinion that the attention of the Assembly should be directed; and

(iii) inquire into any question in connection with the public accounts which is referred to it by the Assembly and to report to the Assembly on that question.

In accordance with the Committee’s terms of resolution of establishment all reports of the Auditor-General presented to the Legislative Assembly for the ACT are referred to the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) for examination.

Procedures the Public Accounts Committee adopts in examining reports of the Auditor-General

A summary of the current procedures the ACT Standing Committee on Public Accounts (ACT PAC) adopts in examining reports of the ACT Auditor-General is available here.

Government Guidelines for responding to Auditor-General’s Reports

The Government has issued guidelines for responding to performance audit reports by the Auditor-General in April 2016. The guidelines are available at: http://www.cmd.act.gov.au/policystrategic/cabinet/assembly

Auditor-General’s Reports referred to the Public Accounts Committee  - Ninth Assembly

View Auditor-General's Reports from ACT Audit Office

No.Auditor-General's ReportsReport releasedReport presented to the Assembly

Government Response presented to the Assembly

Status
2/20172016 ACT Election16/02/201716/02/2017 246A made 28 March 2017—write to the Select Committee on the 2016 ACT Election and Electoral Act to bring the matter to its attention
1/2017WorkSafe ACT’s management of its regulatory responsibilities for the demolition of loose-fill asbestos contaminated house20/01/201714/02/201721/03/2017246A statement made 28 March 2017—adopted for further inquiry
11/20162015-16 Financial Audits - Financial Results and Audit Finding21/12//201614/02/2017  
10/20162015-16 Financial Audits - Audit Reports07/12/201613/12/2016  
9/2016Commissioner for International Engagement – position creation and appointment process30/11/201613/12/201630/03/2017 
8/2016ACT Audit Office Annual Report 2015-1605/10/201613/12/2016 Considered as part of inquiry into Annual and Financial Reports 2015-2016
7/2016Certain Land Development Agency Acquisitions30/09/201631/10/201614/02/2017 246A statement made 28 March 2017—adopted for further inquiry

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